Monthly Archives: August 2012

@yokoono, Sean Lennon & Jimmy Fallon rip off Bob Dylan in ‘Don’t Frack My Mother’. Really. #rsrh

H/T Steve Everley Skip to about 6:20. “Yoko is a supreme intellectual!” Definitely NSFW. Remember those fabulous ’70s? Advertisements

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Saudi Aramco computer network attacked by virus, operations unaffected. #rsrh

http://www.worldoil.com/Saudi_Aramco_computer_network_attacked_by_virus_operations_unaffected.html Saudi Aramco computer network attacked by virus, operations unaffected By JACOB GRONHOLT-PEDERSEN DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia — A serious computer virus that late Wednesday forced the world’s largest oil producer, Saudi Arabian Oil Co., to isolate all its electronic systems … Continue reading

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Bloomberg > Obama aide says using petroleum reserve is an ‘option’ #rsrh

http://fuelfix.com/blog/2012/08/20/obama-aide-says-using-petroleum-reserve-is-an-%E2%80%98option%E2%80%99/ The Obama administration is monitoring oil markets and a release from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve remains “an option that is on the table” if prices rise or supply is disrupted, said Josh Earnest, a White House spokesman. “The … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico operator ATP files for bankruptcy, blaming moratorium #rsrh

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/17/us-atpoilgas-idUSBRE87G0ZL20120817 (Reuters) – Gulf of Mexico producer ATP Oil & Gas Corp (ATPG.O) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday, blaming the financial fallout from the deep sea drilling moratorium that followed the Deepwater Horizon disaster. ATP, which reported … Continue reading

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In DPRK, Kim Jong-Un Lifts Dad’s Ban on Women Riding Bikes. #rsrh

http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?cataId=nk01500&num=9680 Rule on Bicycles Repealed at Last By Choi Song Min [2012-08-15 19:59 ] The North Korean authorities have formally repealed a 20-year old public order forbidding women from riding bicycles in urban areas, Daily NK has learned. A source … Continue reading

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St. John Restaurant, St. Martinville

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False Sense of (Energy) Security

Superficially, it would seem that the nation is successfully pursuing the Obama Administration’s stated energy goals of “increasing domestic oil production” and “reducing our dependence on foreign oil.” Domestic oil production has increased, but in spite of and not because … Continue reading

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You Hate Me. You Really, Really Hate Me. #rsrh

Americans Rate Computer Industry Best, Oil and Gas Worst

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The United States of Red Tape #rsrh

http://energytomorrow.org/blog/the-united-states-of-red-tape/#/type/all In terms of energy development – we are a nation bound up in red tape. The graphic below hardly exaggerates the current state of play: By federal policy and regulation we’re self-limiting the dynamic potential of America’s domestic energy … Continue reading

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42 years old, young family, Irish Catholic… stop with the JFK comparisons already!

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